The eighth annual Corpus Christi 40 Under 40 Mayor's Breakfast honoring some top young professionals in the Coastal Bend was held Thursday morning.

The event took place at the Omni Bayfront Hotel. All who were awarded were heavily involved in community service and were top-achieving professionals. This year, the contribution will benefit the Children's Advocacy Center of the Coastal bend.

One of those who received an award was Kiii-TV's very own Sales Associate Amanda Leal.